Definitions for work up

Definitions for (verb) work up

Main entry: work up, get up

Definition: develop

Usage: we worked up an as of an appetite

Main entry: work out, work up

Definition: come up with

Usage: His colleagues worked out his interesting idea; We worked up an ad for our client

Main entry: work up, progress, build, build up

Definition: form or accumulate steadily

Usage: Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly; Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border

Main entry: build, build up, ramp up, work up

Definition: bolster or strengthen

Usage: We worked up courage; build up confidence; ramp up security in the airports

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